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MercyWorks Team Leaves For Haiti

Last week, while I was in Europe responding to the recent earthquake in Italy as well as attending the launch of a discipleship program in Germany for refugees who have come to Christ, a powerful super-storm struck Haiti.  Hurricane Matthew took over 1,000 lives, destroyed homes and schools, and devastated entire forests and natural resources throughout Haiti.  In addition, the storm accelerated the cholera propagation rate putting many survivors at a severe health risk.  According to the UN, one week after the hurricane more than a million people remain in need of urgent assistance.  In some communities, every home...

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MercyWorks Sends Supplies to Nepal

People around the world were left stunned at the devastation and loss of life from the 7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday. Thousands are dead, while many thousands more are without food, water or electricity. Houses and buildings have been levelled. Hospitals are so overrun that patients are being treated outdoors. Medical supplies are rapidly running out while hundreds are lying dead on the ground. The death toll continues to rise and is expected to go even higher as Nepalese officials make their way to remote villages. Into all this horror and pain, a group of east Texans...

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God Loves Italy!

In response to a 6.2 earthquake that shook central Italy last Wednesday, MercyWorks is sending teams to help.  We anticipate the teams will primarily minister through prayer and counseling, but helping to meet the practical needs as well. We invite you to join us in praying about this. If you desire to join either the assessment or the ministry team to follow, please contact MercyWorks directly. As always, we will be taking Bibles with us. These of course will be Italian Bibles.  We find people take great comfort in the words of Jesus all over the world. Each Bible costs approximately $10...

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Reaching Out to Flood Victims

At least 13 people are dead from the flooding that struck the Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Louisiana areas.  Tens of thousands have been rescued, and so far at least 70,000 have registered for federal disaster assistance. The ongoing torrential rains have damaged an estimated 40,000 homes with the result that Louisiana is now facing its biggest housing crunch since the horrors of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago. Some are now are staying in shelters, while others are bunking with family or friends or even sleeping in trailers on their front lawns. Those who are too poor to leave are...

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